Sun Oct 28th: The Starting Point’s 41st Anniversary Breakfast

Join us for The Starting Point’s 41st Anniversary Breakfast! Honoring Our History and Individuals with Outstanding Dedication to The Starting Point Family. Keynote Speaker: Vince DiPasquale, Founder. A complimentary copy of Vince’s new book “My Spiritual Journey” is included with every ticket purchased. Date\Time: Join us for Breakfast, Sunday, October 28, 2018. 9:15 am Registration […]

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Thought Of The Month: Oct 2018

“Thanksgiving: Transition and change…” By: Vince DiPasquale October is the month of transition and change. It’s a time to let go and let God. It’s a time that teaches us one of the great lessons of life – let go of what was, face your history, accept it, and learn great lessons from it. It’s […]

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Thanks to our Oct 2018 Golf event sponsors and winners!!

The Starting Point extends a sincere thank you to each of our sponsors and contributors. We truly appreciate your dedication to Starting Point and your participation throughout the years. Without you, fulfilling our ongoing mission would be impossible. May The Higher Power bless you for your ongoing generosity. We invite everyone to support these community-minded organizations. […]

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Oct 16th – Nov 20th: “The Road To Anger” Workshop

This is NOT your typical “anger management” class. General coping techniques can be useful, but anger is personal. Gaining insight into your own anger is the way to neutralize it. Join us for a 6 week work-shop where you will learn about: 1) Anger Distortions 2) Implementing and Upholding Boundaries 3) How to Align with […]

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Oct 22nd – Nov 12th: Charting The Course Of Your Spirit” 4-Part Lecture Series

This lecture series is based upon Marge Small’s experiences as an Addiction and Trauma professional and her book entitled “Floating Downstream ~ Charting the Course of Your Spirit.” Info on the book can be seen here. “Floating Downstream ~ Charting the Course of Your Spirit” demonstrates the gentle process of unearthing the “untruths” about ourselves […]

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Thought Of The Month: Sept 2018

“EGO vs SPIRIT” By: Vince DiPasquale There are many ways that we are grounded in the spirit world.  We are all on a spiritual journey that begins at birth and will continue until it is time for us to leave this world.  Each one of us are God’s creation, we are given gifts by our […]

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Tues, July 31: NEW Weekly Overeaters Anonymous Meeting Begins

You are not alone anymore! No matter what your problem with food might be — compulsive overeating, under-eating, food addiction, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, or overexercising — we have a solution. Join us for this new meeting held at the Starting Point.

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Sept 27 – Nov 15: NEW CODA\ACOA Recovery Group Program

Conquer codependency and live more joyfully – take the Next Step! We’ll use a combination of activities and mindfulness meditation to help participants heal emotional pain from their past, as well as more recent life experiences. This process gives individuals the tools to regain their personal power and make positive life changes.

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Starting Point Congratulates Our 10 Week Club Winners!

Thanks, as always, for helping support Starting Point! More than 400 people cross The Starting Point’s threshold weekly (adults, adolescents, and families) – people of all ages and from all walks of like – who seek help for a wide range of mental, emotional and spiritual issues. The Starting Point environment is welcoming, caring, and […]

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Thought Of The Month: Aug 2018

“The KISS Principle” By: Vince DiPasquale Some very special people taught me these messages of life. My Dad would always tell me as a child; “Relax, enjoy each moment, remember God in in charge. Don’t be afraid to fall down then you will learn how to get up.” So many teachers in my life always […]

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Accessing Your True Self

By Geoff Farnsworth, CHT, CAC Our basic nature is that Higher Self within each of us from the moment of our birth. Along the way, we develop coping strategies that we use to protect ourselves and to get what we need or want. These parts of ourselves can become full-blown personas that sometimes serve us […]

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Thought Of The Month: July 2018

“Lessons of Freedom” By Vince DiPasquale When People lack a sense of awe, there will be disaster. When People do not fear worldly power, a greater power will arrive. Do not limit the view of yourself. Do not despise the conditions of your birth. Do not resist the natural course of your life. In this […]

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Thought Of The Month: June 2018

“Life is such a beautiful process ~ let us learn how to trust it.” By Vince DiPasquale As we begin the gateway to the summer months, we are asked to look at the difference between trusting the process and controlling the process. Life is a journey which we are asked by God to go on. […]

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Starting Monday July 9th: Refuge Recovery – Weekly Meditation & Mindfulness Meetings

Refuge Recovery is a Buddhist-oriented path to freedom from addiction. This is an approach to recovery that understands: “All individuals have the power and potential to free themselves from the suffering that is caused by addiction.” We feel confident in the power of the Dharma, if applied, to relieve suffering of all kinds, including the […]

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Who Says Fundraising Can’t Be Fun Too?

Here are some great (and FUN!) ways to help support Starting Point! 1: The 2018 10-Week Club! Help Starting Point and, in doing so, you may become one of the 10 lucky cash prize winners! Ticket’s are $25, and new winners are announced each and every week. You can play as often as you would […]

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